Here are the other times the Dow has crossed milestones

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Posted: Jan 04, 2018 4:07 PM

The Dow Jones industrial average closed above 25,000 points for the first time Thursday, five weeks after it first closed above 24,000.

Here are other times the Dow first closed above 1,000-point milestones.

1,000: Nov. 14, 1972

2,000: Jan. 8, 1987

3,000: April 17, 1991

4,000: Feb. 23, 1995

5,000: Nov. 21, 1995

6,000: Oct. 14, 1996

7,000: Feb. 13, 1997

8,000: July 16, 1997

9,000: April 6, 1998

10,000: Mar. 29, 1999

11,000: May 3, 1999

12,000: Oct. 19, 2006

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13,000: April 25, 2007

14,000: July 19, 2007

15,000: May 7, 2013

16,000: Nov. 21, 2013

17,000: July 3, 2014

18,000: Dec. 23, 2014

19,000: Nov. 22, 2016

20,000: Jan. 25, 2017

21,000: March 1, 2017

22,000: August 2, 2017

23,000: October 18, 2017

24,000: November 30, 2017

25,000: January 4, 2018

Source: S&P Dow Jones Indices